What’s to be done to think out innovating solutions of mobility in France? For the autonomous vehicle, it is a question of accelerating the emergence of autonomy with only acceptable security conditions, more important than the “human” way of driving.
However, the complexity and the unpredictability of the situations met on the road encourage to think that the level of total autonomy of vehicles (what is called in jargon “level 5”, without any human intervention, whatever the situation is) will be reached with difficulty before one decade.
But, with an “intelligent” infrastructure communicating with the vehicle in real time to share the essential data it needs for the perception of its close and remote environment, the horizon of autonomy in full safety becomes achievable.
Find the entirety of the article in La Tribune (in French).